Michael G. Malloy

Business, Logistics

May Trailer Orders Drop 26%; Backlog Remains High

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Trailer orders declined 26% year-over-year in May, but order boards and backlogs remained high, with continued strong demand from fleets, ACT Research Co. reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 23, 2015
Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Falls for Fourth Week, Slipping 1.1¢ to $2.859

Diesel’s national average price dipped 1.1 cents to $2.859 per gallon, the fourth consecutive drop, the Department of Energy reported June 22.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 22, 2015
Business

House Passes Free Trade Legislation; Industry Execs Expect Economic Boost

John Sommers II for TT

The House late last week approved a bill intended to speed free trade deals, legislation that is backed by business groups and the Obama administration.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 22, 2015
Business, Fuel, Government

Diesel Falls 1.4¢ to $2.87; Gas Jumps 5.5¢

The U.S. average diesel price fell 1.4 cents a gallon last week to $2.87, the third straight decline, the Department of Energy reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 22, 2015
Business

South Carolina Ports Authority Reports Record May Volume, Projects 7% Increase for Fiscal 2016

South Carolina Ports Authority

The South Carolina Ports Authority set a record for container movement in May and projects 7% year-over-year growth for its 2016 fiscal year, which begins next month.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 19, 2015
Government, Business

House Passes Free Trade Legislation; Trucking Sees Economic Boost

The House approved a bill intended to speed free trade deals, legislation that is backed by business groups and the Obama administration.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 18, 2015
Business

Volvo’s North American Deliveries Surge 22%

Michael G. Malloy/TT News

Volvo Group’s North American truck deliveries rose 22% in May from the same month last year, the company reported June 18.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 18, 2015
Business, Fuel

Diesel Average Price Slips 1.4¢ to $2.87 in Third Drop

John Sommers II for TT

The average price of diesel dropped for a third week, falling 1.4 cents to $2.87 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported June 15.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 15, 2015
Business, Fuel

Agility, Freightliner Trucks Set Seven-Year Agreement

Agility Fuel Systems

Agility Fuel Systems has reached a seven-year agreement under which it will be the sole provider of natural-gas fuel systems for Freightliner Trucks.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 15, 2015
Business

Paccar Recalling Some Kenworths Over Wiper-Fluid Defect

Frank Deanrdo/Flickr

Paccar Inc. is recalling more than 100,000 Kenworth model-year 2011-2016 trucks because water may leak into the windshield wiper motor, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 12, 2015

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